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Xavier-Romain Rahm

About me

Mr Xavier-Romain Rahm is Of Counsel at Fortior Law S.A. He obtained his degree in Swiss law (Master) from the University of Fribourg, as well as his master’s degree in French law from the University of Paris II / Panthéon-Assas.

Mr Rahm has a broad Swiss-law practice and works for both domestic and international clients. He has comprehensive experience in the jurisdictions of the Cantons of Geneva and Vaud. After having practised for several years in the fields of family law, inheritance litigation and related planning, he focused more particularly on corporate law and construction disputes.

Mr Rahm’s recent cases include debt-recovery and urgent interim injunction proceedings in Geneva courts. He also regularly advises on corporate law and company matters, guiding clients on the establishment of their business activities in Switzerland, the structuring of their business and the engagement of foreign employees in the Cantons of Geneva and Vaud.

Education and Languages:
  • Master of Laws, University of Fribourg (mention Friborg-Paris II)
  • Master of Laws, University of Paris II / Panthéon-Assas
  • DEA of English and North American Business Law, University of Paris / Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • French
  • English
Representative experience
  • Freezing Order obtained for a company active in the trading of commodities (guarantee payment)
  • Defence against actions of minor shareholders in real estate group (Opposing party dismissed)
  • Freezing Order obtained for heirs in a Greek inheritance to block the assets distribution
  • Freezing Order obtained for heirs in a Turkish inheritance to block the assets distribution
  • Execution of GAFTA Awards / Attachments and Enforcement for Ukrainian company v. Swiss company
  • Enforcement of Commercial Loan Agreement repayment on real estate in Canton of Vaud
  • Expertise in defence of rental agreements (real estate litigation)
  • Ongoing court case: Recovering damages from Seller in SPA (infringement of active and passive guarantees)
  • Evacuation of tenants from commercial premises in Geneva (recovering balance of rents)
  • Court case to recover damages from local major bank: wrongdoing in asset management (ongoing)
  • Defending wealthy individual in a case against Tax Office of Geneva: wrong taxation of assets
  • Enforcement of Private Loan Agreement repayment
  • Construction dispute involving price increase